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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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A great horned owl removed the head of a rabbit in our back yard several winter nights ago.  Crows finished off the rest later in the day, perhaps with the help of a red-tailed hawk.
Barbara Brosnan
Weybridge

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kay Johnson
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2017 1:33 PM
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Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse

Ah yes, forgot to put owl on my list.  The barred owl hunts on our property for sure.


Kay Johnson
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-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Zak <[log in to unmask]>
To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 1:30 pm
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse

Bruce... thats an owl for sure.

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:21 PM, Kay Johnson < [log in to unmask]> wrote:

> In my neighborhood it has been a red tailed hawk, a fisher, and a coyote.
> All seem possible in the National Forest.  Sometimes the road is 
> strewn with feathers -- so distressing to see.
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> Kay Johnson
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: b flewelling <[log in to unmask]>
> To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 1:17 pm
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse
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> This morning, while walking my dogs in the Green Mountain National 
> Forest, my Standard Poodle brought a Ruffed Grouse carcass to me.  It 
> was minus its head. By the condition of the bird, I think it may have 
> been killed last night.
> Any ideas what might have killed it and just taken the head?
>
>
> Bruce Flewelling
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> RT. 73, Rochester
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Andrew Zak

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